Ross County boss John Hughes has promised that his team will not sit back when they take on Hibernian on Saturday. Hughes wants County to be on the front foot, even though third placed Hibernian will be favourites for the game.

However, Hughes believes that Ross County have nothing to lose by having a go in the game, as they look to repeat the surprise 2-0 win at Easter Road in December, which was Hughes’ first win as County manager.

“They (Hibernian) are a good side. They are where they are for a reason. But what have we got to lose?” he said.

“Have a right good go”

“It was the same down at Easter Road, nothing to lose. Let’s go and have a right good go. If we are going to get wins and get ourselves out of it (relegation trouble), then we have to have a right good go.

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Ross County beat Hibernian 2-0 in December (Photo by Ross Parker/SNS Group via Getty Images)


“We’re better attacking than defending, and putting them under pressure. So I really am looking forward to the game” Hughes stated.

Has the players to attack

The Ross County boss wants his players to attack Hibernian as he feels with the addition or Jordan White to his squad the players are there who can cause the Easter Road side problems.

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Oli Shaw celebrates scoring for Ross County against Hibernian (Photo by Ross Parker/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“I want to have a go, and I think we’ve got the players at our disposal to go and have a go. Good, attacking players. Now that Jordan White’s in he gives us that real foil for Billy McKay, or Oli Shaw to go and play up alongside him.

“We’ll have a go. It’s frustrating missing chances, but that’s part and parcel of football” Hughes concluded.

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